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Included here are containers for classroom and field observation of invertebrates, aquatic organisms and other creatures as well as a wide variety of resources for making your own museum-quality science and nature displays.

  Animal Housing and Observation Containers
Includes screened observation containers, a variety of small aquaria, butterfly houses, insect rearing chambers, and small animal habitats.
 
  Square Grip Collection Containers
Perfect or viewing and transporting specimens in the field. These crystal clear, unbreakable grip-style containers are made from food grade plastics. These are perfect for field work—lightweight, shatter-resistant and recyclable. Comes with white ribbed lid with a sealing liner that can be taken out and washed if needed and used multiple times. Available in two handy sizes.
 
  Crystal Clear Plastic Specimen/Storage Jars
Convenient, economical collection jars for field or classroom use. Made from crystal clear polystyrene for completely undistorted viewing. These specimen jars offer the best clarity, but are more brittle than the unbreakable ones we also offer. Useful for classroom observation of aquatic organisms, insects, spiders, or for storing and organizing specimens. Tight sealing lined lids prevent spillage.
 
  Unbreakable Clear Specimen Storage Jars
Convenient, economical, unbreakable jars for field or classroom use that feature tough double-thick walls that will not crack (even if dropped on rocks or other hard surfaces). Perfect for observation of aquatic organisms, insects, or spiders, or for storing and organizing specimens. Tight-sealing lined lids prevent spillage.
 
  Flexible Plastic Bottles with Lids
These virtually indestructable flexible polypropylene jars will not crack or shatter if dropped and yet have reasonable clarity. Ideal for passing around catch-and-release specimens when viewing them in the field.
 
  Display Cases and Stands
Acorn Naturalists offers beautiful cases and stands for display and protection of skull replicas, talon, claw or tooth replicas, dried flowers, seeds, gemstones, fossils or any thing else.
 
  Clear Round Display/Storage Containers
Hard, crystal-clear containers are perfect for undistorted viewing. Use for observation of aquatic macroinvertebrates, insects, spiders, plants, shells, or rock and mineral specimens. Lids fit over the container—to secure, simply circle outer lid with any kind of tape.
 
  Vials with Snap Cap Lids
Crystal clear plastic vials with white polyethylene snap caps. Perfect for use in the field to observe small insects, soil samples or pond life. Five convenient sizes are available.
 
  Chipboard Storage and Sorting Boxes
These sturdy brown chipboard specimen storage and sorting boxes feature a white molded plastic interior partition. Use for organizing specimens by category for convenient access and for teaching sorting and classification skills. Ideal for storage of mineral specimens, fossils, soils, shells, seeds or other collectables.
 
  Clear Storage and Sorting Containers
Clear hard plastic storage/sorting boxes with hinged lids. Use for organizing and displaying items such as gemstones, minerals, fossils, seeds or any other collectables. Made from strong, crystal clear acrylic, they are easily stacked for storage. Line with cotton or tissue for storing delicate specimens.
 
  Wooden Slide-top Storage Boxes
These sturdy, slide-top wooden boxes have been custom made in the U.S. for Acorn Naturalists by a family-owned company specializing in renewable wood sourced products. This company is also recycles all trim scrap. Excellent for a wide variety of uses, these boxes are also utilized for our Create-a-Scene® Habitat Diorama Kits and KindFur® displays.
 
  Unbreakable Beakers
Virtually indestructable thick plastic beakers for classroom use. Excellent clarity and chemical resistance, these useful measuring beakers are autoclavable and feature easy-to-read raised graduations on the outside of the beaker.
 
  Headlamps for Hands-free Observation
Perfect for hands-free observation of nocturnal insects, amphibians, reptiles, or mammals.
 

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